2020-2021 Academic Catalog

Endorsement in Autism Spectrum Disorders

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Program Description

This Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) Pennsylvania Department of Education endorsement preparation program is designed for individuals seeking to add ASD endorsement to existing certification in special education. Students who complete this program are eligible to apply to the Pennsylvania Department of Education to have an ASD endorsement added to their teaching credentials. 

Program Coordinator

Dr. Jason Kight

Delivery Mode

Online (100% online delivery)


Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP, formerly NCATE)

Approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education


Course Credits
ESP 740  Nature/Characteristics of Autism Spectrum Disorders 3
ESP 741  Communication, Behavior and Instruction: Autism Spectrum Disorders 3
ESP 742  Life Transitions and Partnerships: Autism Spectrum Disorders 3
ESP 743  Navigating the Social World: Autism Spectrum Disorders 3
Total 12

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Note: This academic catalog page was updated by the Office of Academic Affairs on August 31, 2020.